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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 5/24/2019

Posted by John Brusniak | May 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

ALABAMA

Church operating as funeral home could possibly be evading taxes
NBC 15 WPMI (press release)
"If they're running any kind of business out of it, making any kind of profit off of it, then they need to pay their ad valorem taxes, like everyone else," said ...

CALIFORNIA

Riverside County finally replaced a 1972 computer used for property taxes — with some snags in ...
The Desert Sun
In Riverside County, the property tax process starts with the Assessor's Office, which determines the value of all of the property in the county. The next ...

GEORGIA

Atlanta report shows commercial properties undervalued for taxes
Atlanta Journal Constitution
If you live in a modest house in the city of Atlanta, chances are Fulton County assessors can peg the value of your home pretty close to what it's worth.

ILLINOIS

New assessment finds assessor's office understaffed and low-tech
Chicago Sun-Times
The embattled Cook County Assessor's Office has already been criticized for property assessments deemed “more variable and more regressive” than ...

INDIANA

JW Marriott's second assessment appeal also premature, Tax Court rules
Indiana Lawyer
Marion County Assessor, 19T-TA-6, Wentworth on Wednesday again found the appeal premature. “… CHH asserts that the 'maximum time elapsed' ...

IOWA

Reynolds signs property tax 'awareness' law
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
Senate File 634 requires city councils and county boards of supervisors to document when they plan to increase property tax revenues through higher ...

MASSACHUSETTS

MarketStreet gets $102K property tax refund
Local Headline News
LYNNFIELD — MarketStreet Lynnfield was awarded a tax abatement totaling $6 million last October. According to a letter from attorney John M. Lynch ...

NEBRASKA

More property tax relief likely dead at State Capitol
1011now
LINCOLN, Neb. -- A last-minute push to pass a property tax package has stalled in the Nebraska Legislature, dimming the prospects of any major ...

TEXAS

Texas' legislative leaders say they have a deal on school finance and property tax reform
Texas Tribune
Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and House Speaker Dennis Bonnen announced they have accomplished their top legislative goals at the ...

WASHINGTON

Assessor: Pacific County home values up 10 to 20% or more
Chinook Observer
By law we (the assessor's office) can't change values after this date if the value hasn't gone through the appeal process. Sales numbers and sale ...

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John Brusniak

John Brusniak, Jr. is the dean of Texas property tax litigation.  He was licensed to practice law in 1976,   His early career involved general litigation and appellate work in both the federal and state courts until he was handed his first property tax matter.  It arose prior to the implementatio...

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